Four displaced from home after Tuesday morning fire on Remsen Street

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This story has been updated after police say the fire was intentionally set, to read the update click here.

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Four people were displaced Tuesday morning after their home was destroyed by a fire. Police say that Kyle Pipino started the fire and tried to start another fire in Cohoes.

Cohoes Fire Chief Joseph Fahd says crews responded to the fire at about 5 a.m. He says the good news is that everyone made it out of the building safe but the home was a total loss.

Fire crews are working to investigate the cause of the fire. The chief said it is being considered suspicious.

In addition to the Cohoes Fire Department, the fire chief says Watervliet Fire, the Watervliet Arsenal fire, and Green Island fire crews helped extinguish the flames.

“They did an excellent job protecting both of the exposures got some siding damage on the one there were four people in the residence and they all got out safely,” he says.

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